Year In Review, What I Learned About Being An Unstoppable Mom In 2014

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I wrote this post as part of my participation in a blog tour for The Motherhood on behalf of the makers of Children’s MOTRIN and received compensation to thank me for taking the time to participate. However, all opinions expressed are my own. Reflecting back on the last year of my life, I am shocked at Continue Reading …

Embracing the Changing Messiness In My Life

When I was a kid I was a slob. Ask my parents, they will tell you. I had a messy room and it didn’t bother me. This little factoid did not change until I started having my own kids. I wouldn’t say that it happened all at once, it was a slow progression, but by Continue Reading …

5 Helpful Laundry Tips From A Laundry Hater

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We all have our least favorite chores. For me it is laundry, hands down. The up side to hating laundry so much is that I have put much time and effort into trying to streamline the process and make it less painful. Here are my tried and true tips! 1. Get your kids involved. Kids Continue Reading …

I Am Calling For A Truce In The “Mommy Wars”

I love being a mom. Not every little, exhausting, frustrating moment of it, just a general love of my “job”. It’s not always pretty, in fact it is rarely so, and it certainly doesn’t come with a lifetime achievement award, or shelf full of trophies, but my heart is happy. I am content. Truth be Continue Reading …

Naptime – Not A Dictionary Definition

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Ahh naptime, seems simple enough according to the dictionary definition. But what does it really entail? Here is the naptime definition from the dictionary of MOM.   NAPTIME: That sweet lovin’ time of day when baby/toddler/preschooler lays their precious little head down and falls asleep for an extended period of time. Bonus points if they Continue Reading …

My Dream Rustic Bedroom {Decorating Ideas}

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The following is a sponsored post, compensation was received in exchange for my time. Last week I posted about some simple DIY decorating ideas and, unfortunately for my sweet husband, it really got my mind spinning on how I would like to redecorate (actually just decorate since there really isn’t anything fabulous happening right now) our master bedroom. Continue Reading …

Our Homeschool Schedule – How We {try to} Get It All Done On Time

As some of you know, we are a homeschool family. My kids are 7, 5 and 21 months. Right now I am juggling preschool and 2nd grade. This is our first year. When we first decided to homeschool, I frantically Googled anything I could about homeschooling. What should our routine look like? How many hours Continue Reading …

5 Things I Thought I Knew About Boys {Until I Had One Of My Own}

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Warning, this article is going to make me sound like a Judgy McJudgerson. It’s true, I stereotyped little boys (and their parents) until one fateful day, when MY son made his grand appearance into the world. If you have a son, you will get it, if you don’t, please read on and be enlightened. 1. Continue Reading …

Mummy Oreo Pop FAIL – Get Your Laugh On

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So I basically thought that I was an expert at cake pops, I have made them at least three times, I mean right?!? So I see these cute-as-can-be Oreo Mummy Pops and decide right then and there. I am going to make these with my kids for Halloween. The hubby will think I am super Continue Reading …